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Chelsea Janes

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Recent articles by Chelsea:

Braves rock Dodgers, Julio Urias, take command of NLCS with a Game 4 blowout

Eddie Rosaro homers twice and adds a triple for good measure in a 9-2 rout in Game 4 that has the defending World Series champions on brink of elimination. → Read More

Eighth-inning uprising revives Dodgers, helps them avoid the brink in Game 3 of the NLCS

Cody Bellinger had a monster three-run homer, and Mookie Betts followed with the go-ahead double to carry the Dodgers past the Atlanta Braves, 6-5. → Read More

Aaron Boone — ‘part of the solution, not a problem’ — will return as Yankees manager

Brian Cashman said there was "never a doubt” in his mind that Boone would return. → Read More

MLB is finalizing plan that will require teams to provide housing for minor leaguers

The plan is likely to take effect as early as next year, and teams have been notified that they will be responsible for expenses. → Read More

Pitching is a postseason puzzle that turns baseball math on its head

For managers in October, only one rule dictates pitching decisions: "You're trying to win games." → Read More

Eddie Rosario is the hero this time as the Braves walk off the Dodgers again in NLCS Game 2

After a curious bullpen move by Los Angeles, Atlanta rallied to tie it in the eighth, then pushed across another run in the ninth for a 5-4 win and a 2-0 series lead. → Read More

The Braves, with a dose of ninth-inning drama, draw first blood on Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLCS

Austin Riley homers in the fourth inning, then singles in Ozzie Albies with the winning run in the ninth as Atlanta takes a 1-0 lead in the NLCS. → Read More

Dodgers and Braves, separated by 18 regular season wins, open NLCS on even footing

After going the distance in last season's NLCS, the Dodgers and Braves are very familiar with each other's strengths. → Read More

In the deciding clash of regular season titans, the Dodgers got the last word against their rivals

In what was arguably the greatest game in this historic rivalry, the Dodgers got an RBI single from Cody Bellinger in the ninth before Max Scherzer shut the door to beat the Giants, 2-1, in Game 5 of the NLDS to advance to the National League Championship Series. → Read More

Cardinals surprisingly fire manager Mike Shildt, citing ‘philosophical differences’

Mike Shildt had managed the Cardinals since 2018 and had been with the organization since 2003. → Read More

The Giants and Dodgers went toe-to-toe all season. Now one game settles who moves on.

The Dodgers and Giants, who know one another as well as anyone, will meet one more time with the right to move on in the MLB playoffs on the line. → Read More

Walker Buehler steps up, and the Dodgers’ historic showdown with the Giants will go the distance

The Dodgers, who have been here before, take Game 4 of the NLDS from the Giants to force a winner-take-all showdown Thursday in San Francisco. → Read More

The Astros, everyone’s favorite villains, are heading back to the ALCS

The Houston Astros, accustomed to resentment and seemingly powered by the doubters, are back in the ALCS after eliminating the Chicago White Sox in four games. → Read More

‘I lost on one pitch’: Max Scherzer and the Dodgers find themselves on the brink against the Giants

Evan Longoria’s solo home run was all San Francisco needed, putting Los Angeles on the brink of elimination with a 1-0 decision on a gusty night at Dodger Stadium. → Read More

An all-timer of a ground-rule double dooms the Rays, helps the Red Sox win in walk-off fashion

After an all-time fielding blunder that wasn't, the Red Sox and Hunter Renfroe end up walk-off winners on Christian Vázquez's two-run homer in the 13th inning in Game 3 of the ALDS. → Read More

With one swing, Cody Bellinger may have finally nudged the weight of the world off his shoulders

Cody Bellinger, a former league MVP who is mired in a mysterious and merciless slump, produced a crucial two-run double to spark the Dodgers to a 9-2 win over the Giants in Game 2 of the NLDS. → Read More

The Giants made a living defying the experts all season. Game 1 of the NLDS was no different.

Starter Logan Webb produced a playoff debut for the ages as the Giants, who spent a season rejecting expectations, did so again in Game 1 of the NLDS with a 4-0 win over the Dodgers. → Read More

Corbin Burnes, a control freak with a knack for adjustment, is a strike-throwing machine

The emergence of Milwaukee’s ace has caught a few by surprise, but he has become an analytics darling by pounding the strike zone. → Read More

After another playoff loss, the Yankees may need to reevaluate their competitive standing

What no one seems ready to admit is that perhaps the Yankees just weren’t built for more, not this time. → Read More

Baseball’s brightest stars open a postseason full of intrigue

These playoffs, which begin Tuesday night in Boston, look very little like anyone expected they would in March. → Read More